The Role of Head Teachers in Implementation of Early Childhood Education Programme in Public Schools

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Sofia Akhtar, Dr. Iftikhar Ahmad Baig


This research intends to scrutinize the UNICEF-led ECE (Early childhood education) program. The main area of this research was to examine the role of head teachers in the implementation of the ECE program in public schools of province Punjab. The implementation of ECE was done under the supervision of the SED (school education department) Punjab. Different data collection methods have been used to collect the most authentic data. The data methods include modern research paradigms, advanced instruments of data measurement, questionnaires, and past study samples. Research has been carried out in the 12 districts of Punjab that include Lahore, Jhelum, Kasur, Vehari, Khaniwal, Nankanshab, Sahiwal, Okara, Chakwal, and Layyah. The composition of data has been done by academic researchers. Selected schools have been visited in this survey with the abetment of fellows and colleagues.  With overall feedback to the authorities and analysis of data, it has been concluded that the role of head teachers in the materialization of the ECE program goals is fulfilling and satisfactory. For the outshine implementation of the ECE program, through the developmental budget financial models and procedures can be improved also the performance of head teachers and caregivers should be evaluated.

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